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Physician Interviews About Patient Blood Management

UPMC physicians share their thoughts about patient blood management before, during, and after surgery.

Patient Blood Management and Orthopaedic Surgery
Brian Hamlin, MD, explains patient blood management and orthopaedic surgery.

Patient Blood Management in Pregnancy and Birth
Hyagriv N. Simhan, MD, discusses patient blood management during pregnancy and birth.

Blood Management and Bloodless Surgery
Dr. Jonathan Waters explains how blood management is used during surgery.

Contact Us

For more information about the Patient Blood Management Program at UPMC, please contact us at 1-877-674-7111.


What's New

Now Online: Our Release From Liability (RFL) Form

If you wish to refuse blood and/or blood products for a procedure, hospital stay, etc., you can save time by completing a Release From Liability for Failure to Administer Blood Transfusion Form (RFL) for Patients Who Decline Transfusions (PDF).

Are you pregnant or do you know someone who is?

Bloodless medicine solutions are available for expecting mothers who choose not to receive blood transfusions. Connect with a bloodless medicine advocate early in your pregnancy and learn about available options. Call 877-674-7111 to get started.